As part of the agreement, a precision cancer research and treatment institute will be created at the Windber facilities.
BioServe touts the repository as the "the largest resource of high-quality biosamples for the life science industry" and claims that researchers can access it to garner biosamples from "most any major diseases."
The firm has started the BioServe Network with partners including Fox Chase, Windber, UMass, and the Fairbanks Institute for Healthy Communities.
BioServe will supplement its clinical-grade biospecimens in its Global BioRepository with biosamples from the Windber Research Institute's Tissue Bank.
Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.
US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.
A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.
In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.